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good morning. winter blast. a swift and severe storm bringing snow, ice and rain from d.c. all the way to maine. schools closed. flights grounded. roads a mess for commuters. rubio rising. our new poll shows marco rubio in second place behind donald trump in new hampshire. what caused hillary clinton to lash out at bernie sanders at last night's debate? >> enough is enough. if you have something to say, say it directly. and golden game. super bowl 50 two days away. the security, unprecedented. the anticipation, reaching a
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the stars of the halftime show trying to get in the spirit. >> we definitely are beautiful, okay? america gets ready for some football today, friday, february 5th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a friday morning. yesterday morning, we were standing out there with no coats. >> it was warm. >> nice. >> al roker said, change was coming. >> that's right. if this were a football play, take the snap and hand the ball to al. >> thanks so much, guys. we told you, if the system makes its way a little closer, in fact, we would see snow -- more snow along the eastern seaboard. ports
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have snow. portland to washington, d.c., even raleigh, looking at snow. as this system develops, it'll be pushing in a lot of heavy, wet snow. power lines could come down. tree branchs coming down. 41 million people under some winter storm warning or advisory. here we are. 7:00 a.m. from norfolk to boston, we have snow. inches per hour. it becomes windy. with the heavy, wet snow, we outages. around noon from portland, boston, warwick, new york city on the western edge of the system. into the afternoon hours -- it's a quick mover -- it pushes its way off. as far as accumulations, heavy along eastern maine. into eastern massachusetts. boston, you could be looking at snow. 9. 5 to 8 in iceland.
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the good news is it's a quick mover. it'll get out of here fast. we are watching something that comes in early next week, which may have an impact along the east coast, as well. >> thank you, al. appreciate it. let's talk politics. the presidential race. hillary clinton and bernie sanders faced off in their most contentious debate yet. clinton accusing sanders of running a sneer against her. let's start with the debate. andrea mitchell was there. good morning. >> good morning, savannah. with only four days to go until new hampshire votes, and on the democratic side, bernie sanders leading hillary clinton here by 20 points, the two rivals faced off in the heated debate. the stakes high for both sides. >> let's talk about the issues. let's talk about the issues that divide us. >> reporter: clinton and sanders in their most combatable de ive debate.
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the establishment. americans. >> reporter: the debate exploded in a fiery clash over her ties to wall street. hundreds of thousands of dollars in speaking fees. and his demands for campaign finance reform. >> enough is enough. if you've got something to say, say it directly. i think it's time to end the very artful smear that you and your campaign have been carrying out in recent weeks. let's talk about the issues. >> what we need to do is to stand up to the big money interests and the campaign contributors. >> reporter: under scrutiny for paid speeches to goldman sachs and other groups, clinton ducked the question about whether she'd make the transcripts public. >> will you release all of them? >> i don't know the status but i'll look into it. >> reporter: they fought over who is a real liberal.
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can be the be can't be a progressive. >> you cherry picking statements don't change my record. >> reporter: sanders talking about how he could lead the democratic party if elected. >> i am running for president and am a democrat. i want to see changes in the democratic party. >> reporter: clinton was pressed over the controversy surrounding her e-mails. >> the american people will know it's an absurtity. >> i have 22 and you have 25 and we need 2,500 to win the delegation. this is not the biggest deal in the world. >> in new hampshire, sanders is leading hillary clinton among women, and especially a huge lead among younger women. today, she is campaigning with
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but she has not figured out yet how to inspire the younger women sanders. matt and san vannah? >> ander mitchell, thank you. the republicans face off in their own debate tomorrow night. we have a new poll on that race. marco rubio in second, closing in on donald trump. hallie jackson has that part of the story covered. good morning. >> good morning, matt. as marco rubio moves up, it's ted cruz slipping to third. today, even if he looks ahead to tuesday's primary, he's dealing with fallout from earlier in the week at the iowa caucuses. >> reporter: this morning, ted cruz is playing defense. dogged by claims of dirty politics, as these voicemails were published. >> this is the cruz campaign with breaking news. dr. ben carson will be ready to suspect his campaign following the iowa caucuses. >> reporter: the calls allegedly
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implying ben carson was dropping out. nbc news hasn't verified the made. >> please inform any carson caucus goers of this news and cruz. >> reporter: cruz said his staff carson son son was headed home after the iowa caucuses. >> i know people were trying to construe things. when you win in the state of tear you down. >> reporter: opponents like donald trump, laughing off what cruz calls his trumper tantrum. >> that'll good. i'll trademark it. >> reporter: looking ahead to new hampshire. >> my life is about winning. >> reporter: trump atop our new poll with marco rubio rising in the state. >> we've been working hard and feel good about the progress we've made in iowa and now. i know this about politics, when everyone is attacking, you must be doing something right.
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establishment candidates like jeb bush. >> my crowd sizes aren't normally this big. i wonder why. >> reporter: he's getting support from mother barbara for thecandidacy. >> he's decent and honest, president. >> reporter: mom snap chatting. >> think he's going to win? >> you're darn right. >> reporter: bush's brother working to make it happen. >> i know jeb, i know his heart. >> reporter: george w. bush appearing in his first ad to air in south carolina. >> jeb bush is a leader who will keep our country safe. >> reporter: >> for bush, the race to the white house is becoming a family affair. >> the republican field is getting ready for tomorrow's debate. carly fiorina will not be included on stage. she's not polling well enough,
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she's not happy about it, matt. she's even getting backup on that from some of her rivals. a surprising source, ted cruz and ben carson backing her up. thank you. let's turn to chuck todd and rachel maddow. congrats on the debate and i hope you enjoyed the 20 minutes of sleep you got last night. >> absolutely. >> with the debate, we saw a hillary clinton who was very aggressive in tone. do you think, chuck, she did anything to change the dynamic of this race, either in new hampshire or in this larger battle for the nomination? >> well, i think that's what she was looking at, was the larger battle. the clinton campaign doesn't believe they're going to win here in new hampshire. but they're trying to sort of set the terms of the debate, put senator sanders on his heels a little bit. it was clear, they had a plan and she was pretty aggressive at him.
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being very, very disciplined when it comes to sticking to his game plan. he's saying, she's a moderate. she's tied to wall street. period. is that strategy going to continue to be effective? >> well, it's been working for him, at least in new hampshire so far. i think that saying this is all home state advantage between new hampshire and vermont is a little bit of a stretch. there's definitely a real question phenomenon behind bernie sanders, and i think some is driven by doubts about secretary clinton. one is she's part of a corrupt system. last night, she gave full voice to all of her criticisms of him. he never did exactly the same thing back at her. he made his case, and he spelled it out, but he didn't sort of -- he didn't go as aggressively at her in terms of his language on the stage. that was a form of discipline. i think both candidates did what they wanted to do but it was a different approach from the both of them.
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clinton said, you've been running this artful smear. if you want to say something to me, say it now and say it directly. how does that play? does it make her look strong, or was the tone off putting? >> we'll see. it was interesting. certainly kree ly ly created audible gasps and boos in the room which, frankly, you can never tell in the room which side the audience was leaning, sanders or clinton. that moment, everybody stood up straight. i can tell you, savannah, in talking to the campaign, that was a real moment. meaning, this wasn't like a planned idea, i'm going to accuse him of smearing the campaign. she sort of is like -- somebody described it to me, enough is him. i think the two of them might not like each other. >> remains to be seen. we didn't get a chance to talk about the republicans. we have several days left until new hampshire and we can accomplish that. chuck and rachel, thank you, >> thanks.
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morning in the mid-flight blast that ripped a hole in the side of a passenger plane in somalia. explosive residue now discovered. keir simmons is following the investigation. good morning to you. >> good morning. a team of five u.s. experts have arrived to help with the investigation this morning. if it was a bomb, crucial questions include, who got it on to the plane and how? >> reporter: the force that ripped open this aircraft cabin was likely a bomb made of military grade explosives. multiple sources tell nbc news. the newspaper report of a suicide bomber in a wheelchair may not be accurate, according to a somali aviation official, who says they're awaiting test results. >> you have not been told whether explosive residue has been found? >> not yet. we do not have an official report on the team that did the investigation, that it is from explosives. >> reporter: he says the fbi has
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how some type of explosion blew a hole in the fuselage. if it was a bomb, who is responsible? somali is home to al qaeda and isis-linked militants. another question this morning, was lax airport security a factor? where were the explosives hidden? a failure of the plane itself isn't ruled out, but officials believe this increasingly looks like terrorism. >> the man who was sucked out of the plane when the apparent explosion happened has been identified as a 55-year-old. officials tell us that he does not appear to have been a suicide bomber which, guys, leaves more unexplained questions. >> thank you very much. a lo it of t of eyes on london after a panel ruled that we wikileaks founder should be allowed to walk free.
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to sweden where he faces rape challenges. he has been detained by britain and sweden and should be freed. the ruling is not binding and police will make every effort to leave him if he leaves the embassy. to the unprecedented security measures in place across the san francisco bay ahead of sunday's super bowl. the fbi leading dozens of agencies in a massive operation. nbc national correspondent miguel almaguer is at levi's stadium where the game will be played. good morning to you. >> good morning. the fed, state and local authorities have been preparing for the super bowl for the last two years. officials say this is the largest sporting event in the country and they know it could be a target. >> reporter: from f-15s in the air to an army of officers on the ground. san francisco may be the most today. this morning, the bay area may also be the highest profile target in the nation. >> super bowl is a national
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as any other one. whether it be the state of the union address or the pope visit. we're here to protect the skies for the super bowl. >> reporter: with more than a super bowl, the land of high-tech is also going old school. metal detecters, bomb sniffing dogs, x-ray machines and sharp shooters, all part of the massive security crash. >> makes me feel safe. it's what you want. it's what you expect. >> i'd rather be safe than sorry. i like the police presence. >> reporter: 60 agencies led by the fbi are working the ground and air. levi's stadium is 45 miles from downtown san francisco, a sprawling region to watch over. pilots are armed, ready to shoot down drones or any other threat from the sky. on game day, air space will be
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hawks like these, taking part in an aerial ballet synced with those in the bay. they're protecting the city's landmarks. >> i don't know any other event had this kind of security. >> reporter: the super bowl, just two days away, but this supersized security blitz is well underway. >> the fbi says there are no credible threats here in the bay area. they say they are most concerned about the lone wolf attack. especially after the incidents in san bernardino and paris. >> we'll have more on the big game a little later. let's turn back to al. we have the storm going on and a threat of a storm next week, as. >> let's show you what's happening around the rest of the country. we are looking at windy conditions along the mid-atlantic states. sunshine through florida. gulf coast. another storm in the pacific northwest, bringing wind, as well. advisories in southern
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we're going to >> chris: good friday morning, everyone. already picking up an inch of snow in needham. close to an inch in taunton. the snow continues to expand across the area. that will be the case through the morning hours, beginning to stick to some of the roads out there where we've had heffier bursts of snow and a long trail of moisture to work through. so it will snow until heavy at times through the early afternoon. 33 degrees in boston. down to 33 in norwood.
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much of the area 5 to 8 i >> that's your latest weather. >> al, thanks. the music world is mourning a sad loss. maurice white died at the age of 74. really loved him. carson has more on his remarkable life. >> guys, he suffered from parkinson's disease and retreated from the public the past few years. his grammy-winning brand is still performing, known for some of the catchiest songs ever. >> reporter: he was a shining star. maurice white founded earth, wind and fire in los angeles in the 1960s and with white as the lead singer, the band burst on to the music scene with the 1975 hit "shining star." do you remember >> reporter: the group's flashy costumes, arrangements and
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earth, wind and fire created a string of hits in the late '70s and early '80s, including "september." dancing >> reporter: "let's groove. it's sold more than 90 million albums worldwide, won six grammys and was inducted in the rock and roll hall of fame. white was diagnosed with parkinson's disease in 1992. while he hadn't performed for more than a decade, the band he built never stopped touring for years, making many stops here at "today." true love again >> reporter: overnight, celebrities sent console dolence condolences. your contributions will be in our hearts and souls forever. pharrell williams writing, we have lost a unique and beautiful
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a voice we will all remember. >> earth, wind and fire is due to receive a lifetime achievement award at this year's grammy's. been a rough couple of months. god must be building a heck of a house band in heaven. >> carson, thank you very much. coming up, more on the fresh freer fears over the zika virus. when it comes to protecting your family, what works and what doesn't? was it planned for days? chilly new developments in the murder of a 13-year-old virginia girl. what one of the college students under arrest allegedly is telling the police. first, this is "today" on
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long weekend for them. chris lambert has a check of the fourth if you have to get on the roads and head out the door. >> chris: 57 degrees yesterday. you saw wet roads over the braintree split. beginning to stick to secondary roads south and west of boston. we've had steadier snow work in. and the steady snow atwal times heavy snow with us through early afternoon as plenty moisture has to continue to stream up from the south. potent little system. a quick hitter. tapering off mid to late afternoon. it will drop a good five to eight inches of snow across much of the area. temperature in boston, down to 33 degrees. a lot of 32s and 33s through metro west in interior southeastern mass, as well. this is the really the area where we pick up most of the accumrating snow. heavy wet snow, 5 to 8 inches of it, tapering off between 3:00 and 5:00 p.m. from west to east. about 3:00, 4:00 in the boston area. about 5:00 down through the cape. travel condition, we have a lot of welt main roads now. i think some of the main roads will get slush covered here as the snow continues to pick up
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afternoon. keep that in mind. better travel conditions tonight as we dry out. christa? >> christa: good to know the time line. there let's get a gauge of the conditions, how they look right now. let's head out to lexington and 7's kris anderson. kris? >> kris: we're seeing our the heaviest snowfall of the morning. things are getting dicey out on the roadways. we haven't seen any back-ups or delays or accidents on route 128 northbound or southbound in and out aboves. what we have seen is an accumulation of that heavy, wet, slushy snow. it's starting to cover the roadways. i have a bit of a clearing there. i want to show you really quickly what we're dealing with. look at this slushy mess. it's a lot of water mixed in with the snow. it's starting to get really slushy, really slick, really slippery. you want the take your time out there. again, the plows have been out trying to do the best they can to clear the roadways. you want the take you time because it's only getting worse as the snow continues to fall. that's the latest live in lexington, kris anderson, 7 news "today in new england."
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we have 7's marshall hook. he's taking a closer look at the roads in our traffic tracker. marshall? >> marshall: 128 northbound a little north of where chris is, and you can see some snow on the ground, but really not a lot of accumulation. i think that's mainly because during the height of the morning rush hour there are so many cars on the roadways. doesn't allow a lot to accumulate. still wet. visibility not great. so still a morning to keep it down, but so far not too bad for the morning commute. live from behind the wheel of the traffic tracker, marshall hook, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: be careful if you head out this morning and have a wonderful friday and weekend, everybody.
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extending a health emergency over the zika virus. the total cases reported is 12 in that state. we'll look at how you can protect your family from zika coming up. also this morning, there are disturbing new developments in the murder of a 13-year-old virginia girl. prosecutors say it was carefully planned by two virginia tech students. craig melvin has more on the story. good morning. >> savannah, good morning to you. this is a tight knit town in shock this morning. a young girl overcomes a series of medical problems, only to be killed. police say killed by one college student with the help of another. >> reporter: in court thursday, the prosecutor outlined evidence that the killing of 13-year-old nicole lovell was a cold, calculated plot, hatched by these two. virginia tech students david
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eisenhower, a high school and college track star. >> 1600 meter went about as i planned it, which is a new 1600 record for my school. >> reporter: according to the prosecutor, eisenhauer and keepers came up with the idea to take lovell to a remote location, under the guise of a date, and cut her throat. she says the couple bought a shovel at walmart. eisenhauer allegedly picked up lovell at her home, where she was waiting after climbing out of her bedroom window. all three drove to a remote area where nicole was killed. with nicole's body in eisenhauer's sedan, they bought cleaning products to cover up the crime, before driving to north carolina where lovell's body was found. keepers said she was excited to be part of something secretive and special. at the hearing, keepers said she had mental health issues,
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she said a semicolon tattoo behind her ear was a promise not to do anything suicidal again. her bail request was denied. >> loving, smiling all the time. >> reporter: on thursday, the small community in virginia said good-bye to a little girl who survived a rare liver tumor, overcame lymphoma, fought off a respiratory infection, and battled bullying by classmates. >> she fought so hard to get to this point in her life. then you have people like that, just take her innocence from her. it's just heartbreaking. >> eisenhauer is charged with first degree murder and kidnapping. keepers is charged with being an accessory before and after the murder. a preliminary hearing is set for next month. >> awful case. craig melvin, thank you. there is a growing backlash this morning tied to a new
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natalie has more. >> good morning. this morning comes in a recent vital signs report, intended to prevent fetal alcohol syndrome. it raised concerns among women who consider it condescending. >> reporter: the report intended to caution all women about the dangers of drinking. what it said set off a fire storm instead. more than 3 million u.s. women are at risk of exposing their developing baby to alcohol because they are drinking, having sex and not using birth control to prevent pregnancy. and suggesting not only pregnant women, but those who could potentially be pregnant, should not drink alcohol at all. some took offense. >> they want fewer babies with fetal alcohol syndrome. it's great to want that. to tell-all young lady, as a our recommendation, that's where it gets muddied.
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seen by some as a patronizing lesson that suggests women are not in control of their bodies. one woman tweeting, this has to be a joke, right? insulting, derogatory garbage. >> am i a person or a thing that could potentially at one point contain a baby? it seems when you're saying never drink anything if you're not on birth control, it means the latter, not the former. >> reporter: the recommendation is based on plenty of science. studies know there's no known safe level of alcohol use during pregnancy. 1 in 10 pregnant women in the u.s. admit to drinking alcohol at least every now and then. >> while critics say the warnings target women, the cdc suggests otherwise, saying it recommends all adults be screened for alcohol and counseled about reducing consumption if they have problems with it.
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a response but it declined to give a statement. >> announcer: today's weather is brought to you by kay jewelers. every kiss begins with kay. >> we have a huge crowd out here. if they stick around until tuesday, they may get another snowstorm. this is a developing storm on sunday, comes out of canada. dropping snow, gusty winds in the upper midwest. by monday, there's a lot of icy mix, wintry mix across the midwest. we have a second low across the mid-atlantic states. into tuesday, the low makes it over. there are a lot of variables. here's what we're looking for, moderate snow from washington, philly, new york city, but as you get into eastern new england, could be heavy snow, as well. also, impacting new hampshire for the big primary that day.
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er arly early, but we want to give you plenty of >> chris: good friday morning, everyone. we've had rain go over to snow early this morning that. rain/snow line now pushing farther off to the south to the east, over toward duxbury, pushing toward the cape cod canal. heavy snow at times to the north of it and a plume of moisture still to work on in. at times moderate to heavy snow ongoing through the morning and early afternoon. 34 in boston. 31 in worcester. expecting widespread 5 to 8 inches of heavy wet snow ending >> guys, it's 32 degrees. this is a heavy, wet snow. it's really nasty out here. back to you. >> al, thanks very much. we will go out there in our next half hour. >> when someone says, this is awful, smell it. >> taste it. >> you do. coming up, the ancient greeks, were they more advanced
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boarded the plane and joe namath was sitting a few rows away. he didn't know who i was, but i got to talk to some of the leading names in football. it's super bowl 50, 5-0. they've gotten rid of the roman numerals, thinking the l wouldn't look good on the merchandising. it's all about the merchandise, celebrities, food and, oh, yeah, football. it's the quarterback matchup that has everyone talking. >> touchdown, carolina. >> reporter: two teams, one game. it all comes down to this. the denver broncos and the carolina panthers meet in super bowl 50 this sunday, with a matchup that reads like a hollywood movie. >> if i'm starting with story
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>> second time for manning. >> reporter: peyton manning, the aging legend, looking to enhance his nfl legacy with a second super bowl win, versus 26-year-old cam newton. the 6'5" mvp who goes by the nickname, superman, with boundless confidence in his ability and a rocket arm to back it up. >> i'm liking cam newton to magic johnson. when magic took over the point guard position at 6'9", no one had played the position that way. >> reporter: manning and newton come into the game with something to prove. not without controversy. there's questions over manning's use of hgh to recover from a neck injury in 2011. it's an allegation the quarterback denies. >> completely fabricated, trash, garbage. >> reporter: newton who draws s s criticism for his touchdown
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>> i'm an african-american quarterback that may scare people. they haven't seen nothing they can compare me to. >> reporter: the run up to the game is more than manning versus newton. it's big business. j.j. watt, for the texans, is here selling shirts. >> it doesn't wrinkle. i put it in my bag, take it on the road. >> reporter: richard sherman is back for another super bowl weekend, this time as a pitch man. >> virtual reality but you're a part of it. >> you're right there, live. >> reporter: for out of towners looking for the san francisco experience, the city by the bay has you covered. free concert s s to their famous gourmet foods. >> graceful, right? >> you did great. >> oh, wow. >> reporter: now it's time to take in the nfl experience.
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>> oh, so close! that was a good throw. >> i missed everything by like a second. it's harder er er to look cooler than cam newton, especially after he scores a touchdown. when we talked to dan patrick about the matchup, he had one request. can you get lawyer to dab? i'm passing along the request. can you dab? >> i just did it. i dabbed once. >> like that. >> dab it like this. >> it's like this. >> it's like a sneeze. >> i can do that. >> sneeze into your elbow. >> that's it. >> i like your l, dylan. >> i'm picking you to win. you have good form there. >> thank you. i'm working on it. >> have fun. thank you. let's go to the man who can dab in the orange room. go ahead. >> we're ruining the dab. everybody, stop dabbing in the
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>> it was a cross between that and -- >> john travolta. >> spoiler alert, we already know who is going to win the big game thanks to jimmy fallon. foolproof survey took place on his show the other night. have a look. >> ready? release the puppies. >> oh, wow. landslide. landslide right there. i think it's obvious, the winner are the denver broncos. >> i don't know. >> broncos, the most searched and tweeted of the two, if that's anything for you. we asked, what's your favorite part of the super bowl? game,feshl s commercials, all the food. it's a tie between the food and the football game. length of lady gaga's national anthem. do you like the over or under on two minutes?
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everybody. it's coming up on 8:00 a.m. on this friday. our storm force coverage continues with a look at route 9. as you see, the flakes are flying and some of them sticking there to the pavement. some pretty tricky travel conditions out there. let's get the latest on the storm track from chris lambert. and chris, how much longer is the know going the last? >> it looks until about 2:00 or 3:00 p.m. onaverage. longer down to the south shore and the cape and the islands. we're in it here for next several hours as the rain turns other to snow. and many location, that rain/snow line close to duxbury, stretching close to plymouth and down through southern bristol county at this point.
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over to snow. look at this long line moisture that has to work through over next six or seven hours. i do expect steady snow and at times bursts of heavy snow. when you get the burst of heavy snow, that's when the road conditions go downhill and really seeing that settling in close to route 9 out in natick. certainly a lot of the secondary roads, still mainly wet roads in downtown boston itself. 33 in boston. we're below freezing in worcester. so as the colder air continues to work on in, the snow having an easier time accumulating and by mid-to-late afternoon i do expect many towns to pick up about 5 to 8 inches of some very wet and the heavy snow. this is tough stuff to move around. a lot of water content in it. it will create slippery travel through the mid to late afternoon hours. improvements tonight. christa? >> christa: snow has been falling for a little while in worcester. let's head out there. 7's john cuoco is with us now. john >> john: snow is still steady out here in worcester. the big change is out here on the roads. if you take a look, when we first got here this morning,
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this is where we've been all morning. it was initially kind of wet. now you have snow all over the roads. you have this slush people are driving over all morning. this is the kind of snow that's wet and it's that snowball snow. it's starting to stick to these roads here in worcester. if you take a look over here, we have some plows that have been clearing out. these driveways over here, there have been some cars parked over here this morning, but now we have the plows working overtime to try to clear these streets here in worcester because that snow is starting to stick. for now we're live in worcester, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: all right. let's check the roads a little closer. here's marshall hook in our traffic tracker. >> marshall: right in downtown boston we are right now, and you can see that the snow here fairly light. the roads no accumulation. just really wet. we have seen further outside of town obviously a lot more accumulation. not seeing that right now in downtown boston. it is in the air.
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all in all not so bad. live from behind the wheel of the traffic tracker, marshall hook, 7news. >> christa: all right. danielle, how is the big picture with the roads? >> danielle: things are not looking is good. here's the zakim bridge, leverett connector. visibility is not great. you barely see the bridge here. take a look at the expressway. still a slow drive. you can see the snow mainly piled up on the sides of the roads. there. let's go to the maps from the braintree split into boston expressway northbound, that drive 27 minutes. and keep in mind, the hov lane not opening today because of the weather there. route 3, 24, 95, no major incidents to tell you about, but you can see the yellow indicating it is just a little bit slow there. the pike into boston, green and yellow, so it's a slow drive. in needham we have an accident. this is 128 southbound at great plain avenue. so that's causing some back-up there. and then in andover, we had an earlier truck on fire on 495 southbound at route 133. that's cleared, but still a
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lane there. the rest of your drive on 93 southbound is slow after you pass over 128 and head into boston. let's go to thelet's take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. 22 minutes on the expressway into town. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 20 minutes. give yourself more time than this. be careful out there. if you're taking the "t," it's on time right now. >> christa: danielle, thank you.
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there is concern because the volcano is 30 miles from a nuclear power plant. very cool sight, but scary to see. let's see what savannah has now. >> thank you. as we said earlier, three new cases of zika are being reported in florida. the governor there expanding a state of emergency. the virus itself is spreading like wildfire across parts of south america, also the caribbean. dr. natalie azar is here to answer our questions about zika. dr. azar, people have a lot of questions. especially if they're planning to travel. a lot of people are. this is the time of year people want to head to the caribbean or down south. what should they know? >> i get this question every day. from patients, friends and colleagues. important to restate that the cdc has only issued formal guidelines for pregnant women. that is the enhanced travel precaution. they should think strongly about postponing or restricting travel to the areas affected. >> let's put the map up. these are just certain countries. for example, what if you want to go to the caribbean?
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should you be worried? >> here, you understand the reason it's not name sd d is because there's no evidence of current, ongoing virus transmission. doesn't mean it's not going to happen. i think we all anticipate that the countries that are currently not affected, as well as florida and the gulf coast of our country, will see some cases. i think, honestly, the best answer i can give you is that it's a personal decision. some are more risk avert than others. you need to make an informed decision and understand that most people, especially if you're not pregnant and not planning to become pregnant, the risk of a serious complication is low. you need to consult the cdc website regularly, under the negotiation with the association. i can't tell you to go or not to go. >> if you decide to go, or if you live in a gulf coast state, what is the best protection? >> couple points about this.
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>> the cdc has issued an interim guideline. if you are a male who has either traveled in a zika virus transmission area or live there, and you have a partner who is pregnant, you should either abstain for the duration of the pregnancy or, more realist is istically realistically, use condoms for all sexual intercourse. i'll leave the details out, but people have to understand. any sexual relationship, any sexual contact like that, you need to wear a condom. >> dr. azar, thank you very much. coming up, we'll switch gears and do trending. this is a brain teaser, which way is the bus going? it'll stump you but not your kids. plus, drew barrymore's take on what it means to be hot in hollywood. matt goes one on one with sir elton john. why the music legend is
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we are back now at 8:13. great time for what's trending. let's start with the ancient greeks. >> good idea. >> amazing people. >> yes, they were. >> concept of money, that was their idea. olympics, pyramids. >> toga parties. >> greek language. >> very good. >> greek life. >> gears. screws. water clock. >> really? >> plumbing? >> all greek innovations. >> i'm not sure about that. apparently, they invented something else. look at this sul p ture , dates back to 100 d.c. they invented the laptop. >> look at that. >> that young lady on the left is holding a laptop. >> that's the radio shack trs-80. >> complete with the ports on the side there. >> wow. >> unbelievable. >> apparently, this has not been photoshoped in any way. it's from the museum collection.
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holding? police -- police -- people think it's a thin chest or jewelry box. >> i think it's a jewelry box. >> i mean, the computer. you have the greeks doing the earlier form of the hub of communication and news, like the orange room. look at a picture of the orange room, what we do every day. we have a picture, i believe. >> they could foresee the future. >> look. what was it right there. >> long way to go for that. >> supposed to be a little smoother. >> i was waiting. >> kind of left you hanging there for a second. the internet loves a brain teaser. here's the latest one to go viral. it's from the show "brain games" on "national geographic." what way is it driving? is it going to the left or to the right? >> standing still. >> i don't know.
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the front or the back? >> nat gio say ee natgeo says 80% of the kids get the answer right. it's going to the left. >> the door is on the other side. >> wow. >> exactly. >> the passenger door, you can't see it, so it has to be on the other side. since they drive on the right, the bus is going left, >> i was a bus driver. i had an unfair advantage. >> you should have taken yourself out of the competition. now to the hit nts coldplay is dropping about the halftime show. "zoolander" reaches new sights. carson has pop start. much-anticipated super bowl halftime show. as a press conference, chris martin and the boys say they've watched previous acts, probably include ing katy perry's shark performance from last year. a reporter asked coldplay what
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>> we've trained them so well this year. all of our sharks. we have left shark, middle shark, front, back, two right sharks and the reserve in case one of the first sharks has a problem. it's a difficult question to answer. you're saying which part of the show will [ bleep ] terribly? >> having fun there. the guys were also asked what team they were rooting for, the broncos or the panthers. chris martin joked, the denver panthers. >> nice. next to drew barrymore and her comments about trying to stay hot and relevant in hollywood. here's what she said. quote, i don't think i'm hot right now necessarily because i have all my irons in a bunch of different fires. she added, it's a mistake to think you have to burn bright for your whole life. you cannot sustain it. it's exhausting and not very >> she's still hot.
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cosmetic line. >> that's what's great about her. she knows who she is and what she's most interested right now, honestly, is her kids and being a family person. >> drew pointed to the times in her life when she was hot. of course, when she starred in "et" and "charlie's angels." next to "zoolander." the cast broke the world record for the longest selfie stick. it happened at the movie's premiere in london thursday night. ben joined by cast mates. the selfie stick medicine asuring 28 feet. "zoolander 2" is in theaters next friday. thank you, carson. mr. roker, let's talk about the weather. >> it's getting heavier now. we're going to be looking at this really for the next several hours. stretching from norfolk all the way up to portland. we are talking heavy, dense, wet snow.
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until around noon here. 3:00 in new england. you can look at the snowfall amounts. upwards of a foot as you get to down east maine. even providence we're talking about 6 to 9 inches. boston, 6 to 9 inches. new york city, 3 to 5. we've upped the accumulation a little bit here in new york. rest of the country, more rain in the pacific northwest. from the great lakes to the gulf coast, sunshine, temperatures mild and even a nice day into the florida. that's what' >> chris: snowing for a change. metro boston steady snow, especially south of town. another pack near the monadnock region and worcester hills. just north of the rain/snow line during the canal, buzzards bay and south coast, locally heavy snow at times mixing with sleet. so we have this snow for several hours. travel conditions will go down as the temperatures hover right around 32 degrees. the city at this time 33. worcester at 30.
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afternoon, anywhere >> that's your latest weather. savannah? >> al, thanks. when it comes to pop music, sir elton john is in a league of his own. >> his songs have touched generations. he's out with a brand-new album, and we caught up with sir elton at his l.a. home to talk about music, fame and family. >> i'm really feeling at 69 years of age, i'm playing and singer better than ever. >> reporter: in the elite world of music icons, it doesn't get much bigger than sir elton john. >> i have had the pleasure now of visiting your home outside of london. your place in atlanta and now your place in beverly hills. you like comfortable surroundings, don't you? >> i live well. i like to be surrounded by art and photographs. i like to have my homes filled with it so i can get inspired when i get up in the morning, so my kids can get inspired.
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>> if i had told you 20 years ago that when we were sitting down today in 2016, you would be as happy as you've ever been, with a guy you love deary, legally married, a doting father of two boys, career exactly where you want it, would you have believed me? >> i would have thought you were a deadhead. no, i would not believe you. the thing about life that i found, it's amazing what unfolds if you left it unfold and you take the risk i remember when i was young >> reporter: sound advice from someone who has been embracing risk for five decades and counting. >> when i started in a band, i never dwemt dreamt of never dreamt of becoming sir elton john. i just wanted to do something that had to do with music. >> reporter: did he ever. he's one of the 20th century's most successful artists, with
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worldwide, including 37 gold and 27 multi platinum albums. >> i never thought this life of mine would exist. it's been an amazing journey. >> it's a journey still evolving. his new album, "wonderful crazy night," was recorded in 17 studio days. what a wonderful crazy night >> when you listen to the music that you perform on this new album, your 33rd album, it's clear that it's kind of carefree music. >> it's joyous. i'm in this great position in my life. i'm very happy. playing great live on stage. i have a great band. there's nothing but happiness around. >> you're a bit of a control freak, fair? >> in what way? >> well, in that you like to take care of every detail of the creative process. you like to make sure your fingerprint is on almost everything. >> yeah, but i don't tell people who to play. >> i didn't mean it in a bad way. >> no, but --
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people are some degree of control freak. >> i wouldn't say i'm much of a control freak. i like other people's input. sometimes you're too close to something and you can't see it. sometimes i have good ideas. sometimes i have terrible ideas. >> reporter: with more than 3,500 concerts under his belt, elton still loves a live audience. his las vegas residency is going strong. >> when you were 40, what was your image of las vegas? >> oh, horrible. >> why? >> it was a graveyard of people. you'd never get rock and roll in there. i changed my mind. >> who comes to see the show? >> it's made up of maybe 50% elton john fans. but in vegas, people go out to whatever shows are there. i want to get people who aren't fans that say, it's a great show. >> reporter: off stage, his family brings elton the most joy.
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>> it was the greatest decision i've made in the last six years. it's having the boys. >> you and david always on the same page with the boys? >> absolutely. they're our primary concern. they're the things that come first and foremost. >> there isn't one pushover dad and one disciplinarian? >> no. we're both dismy pli ciplinary ians but in the nicest frame of mind. >> does zachary know who elton john is? >> yes, he does. he's proud of his daddy. he's more interested in "uptown funk." they sing my songs. they sing "rocketman." they know their dad plays piano. when they come out during the torches. they know who i am and what i do, but they're more interested in their toys. i'm fine with that. that's good. >> reporter: juggling family and fame, this rocketman says life
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>> is there anything that could make you happier right now? >> no. >> good evening. >> you have to take him at his word. >> he's one of the best. >> perfect place in life right now. >> i'm jealous. he's into all of the homes. did you check it out? >> we did an interview outside of london one side. >> his art collection -- >> what's great about elton, at the end of the day, he loves music. every time i see him, he says, what are you listening to? what do you like? what's out there? he worked as a record store and that's what he set out to do. >> at a oscar's party, you always hear someone cutting edge. >> what do you have, savannah? >> records. >> have you been to to a listening party? >> no. nothing. i had a cassette tape in the '70s. >> let's see if you can get one of his new albums. just ahead, do you have a bright idea?
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>> sarah: good morning, everybody. happy friday. it's 8:27 as you take a live look over braintree. hard the see right there. visibility pretty harsh. let's send it over the jeremy reiner with more on what we're expecting as the snow accumulates today. >> jeremy: yes, that will be a problem. many cities and towns reporting visibility under half mile, indicating heavy snow occasionally. for a while the snowflakes have had a hard time sticking to the roadways, but that will change as the temps cool to 31, 32, and we continue to have these heavier bands of snow move in from long island and just east of new jersey, up across southern new england. snow totals thus far, sturbridge
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worcester over an inch of snow. logan two-tenths on an inch of the snow. 34 in the city. plymouth at 33. the snow will continue until about 3:00, 4:00 this afternoon, occasionally heavy, but not widespread heavy snow expected with many cities and towns between 5 and 8 inches of snow in and around the city of boston. 4 to 5 inches northwest and 4 that 5 inches down toward the canal and the south coast. >> sarah: the snow has been coming down in lexington for a few hours now. kris anderson is there along route 128. kris, how is it looking where you are? >> kris: sarah, jeremy mentioned those heavy bands of snow hitting some parts. we're seeing the the heaviest snow we've seen all morning long. live look 128 northbound and southbound. you see the cars are moving a earlier today. the roads are starting to get that slushy mix on them right now. so it's getting a little dangerous. you want the take your time because that slushy mix is going to mix in with the water that's on the roadways and make for a slippery surface. we have give or take about two
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don't need the yardstick yet. the ruler is sufficient at this point, so about two inches on the grassy areas where it's a little bit colder than it was on the pavement where it's not building up to those levels just yet. but again, we are starting to see it stick. the plows are going through trying the keep it as clear as they can. that's the story in lexington, kris anderson, 7news. >> sarah: thank you, chris. now we'll send it out the marshall hook in our traffic tracker. how are the roads, marshall? >> marshall: very messy. we're 24 southbound in stoughton on the avon line. you can see the accumulation on the roadways is significant. and it's heavy and it's wet. this is on major highway. we were just on some surface streets and the ramps are a total mess. if you're headed out, you're going to want the keep it real, real slow and real careful. danielle gersh will give us the big traffic picture. >> danielle: thanks, marshall. let's head outside and take a look. this is the expressway. you can see the snow really coming down right now. northbound, traffic moving. it's a slow drive, but it's
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let's go to the maps now from it's 25 minutes. so very typical for this time of day. south of town, you could see a lot of yellow. this is good news. people are taking their time this morning. let's head to the pike now. you can see framingham in boston. that's a she drive. still keeping an eye on this accident. this is in needham, 128 avenue. let's head north of town. this is an earlier truck that was on fire, now a disabled vehicle, and this is in andover, 495 southbound at 133. the rest of your drive on 93 southbound, after you pass over 128, then you'll hit some traffic. route 1 is not looking too bad this morning. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. 22 minutes on the expressway. into town on the pike from 128, 13 minutes. 19 minutes on 93 southbound. 128 to the zakim bridge. but give yourself more time than. this be really careful if you're out there. if you're taking "t," it's on
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>> that's your latest weather. it is go red day. wear red for the american heart association. i have my red socks on today. you all are warm and red? >> yes. >> all right. let's head back inside. >> al, thank you very much. this morning we're wrapping up our special series calling, supermodels where are they now? >> we're doing it with a true american icon, cheryl tiegs. natalie got to meet her. >> such an honor. tiegs, considered to be the first american supermodel, known for her many "sports illustrate illustrated" swim suit photos. she went on to be a ground breaker in business, as well. >> you've been called the all-american supermodel. what does that mean to you? >> well, it's always flattering. i feel so fortunate.
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>> reporter: cheryl tiegs grew up in california. she got her first break at 17 with "glamour" magazine. >> they booked me site on scene to go to the caribbean. >> what was it about your look, you think, that made you break through? >> i was the california girl. at that time, they wanted someone who was california, all american, blond hair. >> reporter: tiegs was the first model to appear twice on the cover of the "sports illustrated" swim suit issue. in 1970 and 1975. >> how important were those for your career? >> being on the cover of "sports illustrate illustrated" is one of the highlights of my career. >> reporter: in 1978, she posed in a fish net swim suit that raised her as a model. >> when it was dry, it was a little more connected and less sea
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>> reporter: there was also the pink bikini poster. >> a guy walks up and says, you were on my wall. i think, that's nice, really nice. i don't want to ask any more questions. >> cover girl, of course. >> reporter: by 1979, she was signed to a $1.5 million contract with cover girl. then the biggest cosmetics contract ever. >> bet your bottom dollar. >> reporter: in 1980, she launched a signature line of clothing for sears, the first retail venture by a supermodel. it had almost $1 billion in sales. one magazine had the most impact on tiegs. >> what was the moment in your career that you felt, wow, i've made snit. >> when i was on the cover of "time." the cover story. i just thought, i can't go any further. >> you're an amazing woman. >> reporter: in 2012, tiegs went on "celebrity apprentice" to raise money for her long-time friend's foundation.
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show is not for me. i don't want to be in the middle of mud slinging and bad mouthing and nitpicking. i said, that's not me. i've worked hard in my life to not do those things. so i'm sorry, it's just not right. >> what did he say? >> he said, cheryl, you're fired. >> reporter: throughout her career, tiegs traveled extensively, but it's her son zach who brings her the most joy. >> to me, happiness is? >> oh, don't make me cry. being with my son. >> reporter: at 47, tiegs posed again for the magazine that really put her on the map. >> was it intimidating at all? >> no. i was always pleased to work for "sports illustrated." i was very fit. i don't know why they stopped using me. >> reporter: now at 68, tiegs
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>> your look has remained the same all these years. >> thank you. >> what do you think your legacy is? >> you know, i want to be thought of as a nice person. thoughtful, sweet, kind, good. i try to be as kind to everybody as i can. that's my goal. >> always kind, cheryl is currently doing work for the earth conservation corps and i am water organization. the famed pink bikini poster which i know you all had, albert watson was the photographer. he was supposed to shoot the red one with ferrah. couldn't because of the scheduling conflict. when he had the opportunity with the pink one, he did it. >> you probably had the white mesh bathing suit, too? >> he bears it.
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>> no wall space left. it's covered. coming up next, super bowl's superfans. the group of five friends who have been to all 49 games and are about to make it 50. hmm hmm hmm-hmm-hmm-hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm-hmm let us be lovers, we'll marry
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here in my bag counting the cars on the new jersey turnpike they've all come to look for america [ cheers and applause ] all come to look for america all come to look for america all come to look for america i'm bernie sanders,
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8:40. all morning long we've been getting you ready for super bowl 50. savannah met a group of guys who really can't wait for this game. >> they're amazing. most of us dreaming of attending one super bowl. a group of five friends have been to all 49 games, and they're about to make it 50 this weekend. their story is about a lot more than football. they've never shared it together until now. >> where you been? >> reporter: 50 year ace s ago, these friends from east. al, larry and harvey decided to attend a football event no one had really even heard of.
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championship game. now, it's called the super bowl. they had such a great time, they went the next year. and the next. until five years became ten. and ten became twenty. it would go on to be a life-long tradition. going back to the super bowl every single year. eventually, calling their posse, the super bowl ve. clicked? >> everyone is a family man. if that weren't, i felt, we'll have a family and get together. >> reporter: there's prez, prov, chicago, fog, larry mac. there are personalized jackets and sweat suits, rings, bathrobes and a racehorse named, what else? super bowl five. >> i said to myself, when we get to the tracks, he's running
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i bet $500 on him to win. he came in fifth. >> reporter: they have one rule. no wives. although at times, the rule has been bent. >> one or two times, my wife would come while we were at the game. she'd come and go to my hotel room and wait for me to come back. >> that wasn't your wife. who are you kidding? >> judy, they're just kidding. >> wife has red high, 5'11"? >> reporter: just imagine, they had seen every play in super bowl history, from joe montana's touchdown pass to taylor, to scott norwood's missed field goal attempt. for the four new yorkers in the group, the sweetest play of them all. >> when the giants beat new england and new england was about to go undefeated. we beat them on this miraculous catch. to me, that was the best of all.
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>> reporter: they remember when the halftime show was a marching band and tickets were, hold on to your hats -- >> the first ticket was 10 $10. >> $10. >> reporter: when one miss janet jackson had a wardrobe >> look at this. >> i said, what? i almost missed it, but i saw it. >> reporter: perhaps the most moving for these men, all veterans, all deeply patriotic, was super bowl 25, when f-16s flew over in missing man formation. >> we were turning around and tears were running. there was not a dry eye in the stadium. >> not a dry eye in the house. >> beautiful. >> it was the most emotional time, i think we've ever had. >> reporter: it's a commitment to each other which has never been broken. even in tough times, like when harvey's father passed away a
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>> guys came over and talked to me, talked to my wife. they all insisted that i had to go. i went, but you know, with a lot of pain in my heart. >> reporter: or in times of financial difficulties, when larry's business was struggling. >> i didn't have the funds to go. these guys said, no, you're going. they picked up my tab for that year. >> wait a minute, you still owe us money. >> i paid you. >> reporter: after all these years, to reach 50 years is quite a milestone. that an verse vi niversary and what it >> sure. it hits me sometimes. i thank the lord we're together. >> nothing is forever, savannah. we all understand that. we've been blessed to have had the opportunity to say, this is 50 years. >> i've been thinking about 60. super bowl 60 and where we're going to go. golf. about.
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>> exactly. >> you also are that way, keep it going as long as you can. >> god has been good to us. it's unreal. >> we're devoted to each other and devoted to the super bowl. >> love that. >> great story. >> amazing. the brotherhood. are? >> the nfl -- because they've heard of these five -- so they set aside tickets for them to purchase. the nfl is going to honor them this weekend. >> great. >> i adore them. i feel like i have five new friends. >> what's your nickname? >> i even got a nickname. mine is southern comfort. the funniest thing is, i met syvan on an airplane. he told me the story and said, when we make it to 50, i'll let you know as long as the guys agree. >> so nice. we're on the lookout for the
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we're back. we've got the return of a popular segment. today's next big thing. >> today contributor jill martin is here to kick things off. hey, jill. >> i'm excited about this. remember a few months ago, we teamed up with qvc to find "today's" next big thing? we're joining forces again. first, we want to update you on how our first winner's life has changed. leslie, you are our winner. >> reporter: with a bang, leslie and her ingenious product, good hang up, won our first "today's" next big thing contest. >> you ready to go on qvc tomorrow morning? >> no, but yes. >> reporter: 24 hours later, she was making qvc history.
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initial shipment. >> reporter: not only did she sell out before the product was order. congratulations. >> oh, thank you. >> reporter: since winning the contest three months ago, life whirlwind. >> i do need to update the catalog in some way. >> reporter: on the heels of her success, she was able to refocus 100% of her product development business just on good hang ups. including launching a new product line, good hang ups for kids art, which has been featured in "parents" magazine. she has had to manufacture so much so quickly, but is committed to keeping her manufacturing home in the usa. just recently, she was invited back to qvc for a second time. as viewers continue to be hung up on good hang ups. >> she deserves every bit of success. i'm so excited because we're
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this time, in honor of mother's day, we are looking for all you mom inventors. submit your ideas at today.com. you have until march 4th. business. >> it did. this works and i can't wait for our next mompreneur to tell us what she has. >> hopefully she can get marcomentum. >> thank you. up next, the summer olympics, six months away. we'll catch up with the u.s. women's gymnastics team along the road to rio. first, this is energy supply rates keep going up and down. any more than you do. it doesn't mean more money for us. it means that the market price has changed. so we're working with partners across the region to increase our natural gas supply hydropower from canada. we're leading the way toward the solution... because more energy means lower
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we're back with today's countdown to rio. we are exactly six months from the opening ceremony of the summer olympic games. >> team usa hopefuls are in training all across the country. tamron headed to the famous karolyi ranch in texas and caught up with one of the country's most coveted group of athletes, the u.s. women's gymnastics team. >> reporter: the u.s. women's gymnastics team made history winning a third consecutive all-around title at the world championship. now, the focus shifts to rio. >> back to rio and the olympics next august.
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how many months until rio? >> six. >> seven. >> i thought it was seven. >> 200 days. >> six. >> has anyone had a dream about rio. >> oh, all the time. >> always. >> those are nightly. i have a dream where i fall and wake up and i'm sweating. >> it's not a good dream. >> you're having rio night sweats? >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: the girls train separately most of the year, but every so often, they come together as a team at the secluded training center simply known as the ranch. is there a certain greeting after long periods of time away? >> yeah. >> what's the greeting? a secret handshake? >> we run up and hug each other, catch up. it's like a family bond. >> reporter: gabby douglas blew away the field in london, taking gold in the team and all around. there was speculation she might not defend her title.
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come back this time around. tell me about that time period. >> i think a lot of people thought i was shaking my comeback, which i wasn't. i'm the person where when i want something, i go after it. >> were you questioning yourself? >> after 2012, i thought, i want to do this again. i didn't think of giving up the sport of gymnastics. i was young and i wanted to continue. >> reporter: as all-around world champ the past three years, simone biles can't believe her olympics dreams may come true. >> if i recall correctly, you were in a gym watching them and not even sure if you could make it to this point. >> yes. >> what's that story? >> well, when they were competing at the olympics, they were in the gym and had it projected on the wall. i was watching them and i was like, what if one day i got to compete at the olympics? i was young and i didn't think it would be possible.
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still basks in the glory of two gold medals in london. >> after we won, we were on cloud nine. it was like, i have so many great memories from the trip. it was amazing. >> really, she punched heretic ed ed her her her her ticket. >> four-way tie for the gold on the uneven bars. >> it pushes me because you want to have that medal to yourself. i think overall, i did the best that i can and i got the gold medal i wanted. >> mykayla, it's a team sport but also an individual sport. how do you balance that? >> we cheer each other on. even if you're a team or individual, you still hope the best for everyone. you hope the best for team usa. >> they're working hard. the team will be chosen after the trials in july. it's work, work, work until then. >> six months from today. >> wow. it'll be here before we know it.
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>> we have babies. >> forget about puppies. >> crawling babies. >> then a cookoff between colorado and carolina barbecue. >> join us for it if you want some. >> i think we may have to. >> that's coming up. >> have a good hour. have a good weekend. enjoy the super bowl. >> you were about to say, go broncos! >> no, i was not. >> yes, you were. go there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look
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to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message, and i ask for your vote. warm weather certainly gone and winter is back. rain turning to snow.
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and the snow is falling during the morning commute. cancelling class. scheming road crews busy or live with storm force coverage. all eyes on new hampshire. candidates making a major push as they enter the home stretch primary. we have the latest numbers from tracking poll. pocket of hey snow around metro boston. storm time line coming up.
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